- The Washington Times - Monday, July 17, 2000

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

World Alzheimer's Congress all day National Alzheimer's Association hosts the first World Alzheimer's Congress. Location: Washington Hilton and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 312/335-5776.

Job fair 11 a.m. District of Columbia congressional delegate holds her annual Job Fair for D.C. residents. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, D.C., Democrat, participates. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/225-8050.

PRESIDENT CLINTON

No public appearances scheduled.

SENATE

Meets at noon for morning hour and at 3 p.m. for legislative business: Resumption of consideration of fiscal 2001 Interior appropriations. No votes before 6:15 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

1:30 p.m. Senate Special Committee on Aging holds a hearing on "The End of Life: Improving Care, Easing Pain and Helping Families." Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-3932.

HOUSE

Meets at 12:30 p.m. for morning hour and at 2 p.m. for legislative business. No votes before 6 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

5 p.m. House Rules Committee meets to formulate a rule on a resolution providing for a motion to resolve differences with the Senate on the Marriage Penalty Tax Elimination Reconciliation Act, and disapproving the extension of the waiver authority contained in section 402(c) of the Trade Act of 1974 with respect to the People's Republic of China. Location: Capitol, Room H-313. Contact: 202/225-9191.
6 p.m. House Ways and Means Committee's Trade Subcommittee holds a markup on legislation suspending or reducing duties on products such as cancer and HIV drug treatments and providing duty-free treatment to international athletes competing in the United States, the Miscellaneous Trade Act. Location: Capitol, Room H-137. Contact: 202/225-3625.

GENERAL AGENDA

Criminal justice conference all day National Institute of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and Bureau of Justice Assistance hold their annual conference on "Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Change: Past, Present and Future." Location: J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1341 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 703/684-5300.
Public assistance associations conference all day National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators and American Public Human Services Association Family Services Committee hold their annual meetings. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/682-0100.
Youth contraception discussion 8:30 a.m. Advocates for Youth, the D.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, the D.C. Primary Care Association, Planned Parenthood of Metro Washington and the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association hold a roundtable discussion on "Emergency Contraception for Adolescents in the District of Columbia." Location: Academy for Educational Development, Greenley Hall, third floor, 1875 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/347-5700.
Emergency technology discussion 9:30 a.m. National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the All-Hazard Interagency Working Group hold a roundtable discussion on the need for the use of additional technologies to alert the public to emergencies ranging from natural disasters to chemical spills. Location: Commerce Department, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-0019.
Business seminar 9 a.m. Exnet presents a college-level business course on "Fundamentals of Utility Finance in a Structured Environment." Location: Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 212/371-8320.
Internet training 9 a.m. Georgetown University Communication, Culture and Technology Program Networked Media Center presents a course on "Writing and Editing for the Web." Location: CCT-NMC, 3520 Prospect St. NW, Suite 309. Contact: 202/687-3752.
Farewell ceremony 10 a.m. Organization of American States hosts a farewell ceremony for "Pole to Pole 2000," a team of eight adventurers from Argentina, Canada, United States, South Korea, France, England, Japan and South Africa who are cycling through North, Central and South America on a 22,000-mile trip from the North to the South poles to promote a healthier environment and humanitarian causes.
Highlights 10 a.m. Cycle to Canadian Embassy, 501 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, from OAS Building, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
11 a.m. Arrive at Argentine OAS Mission for greeting by Argentina's OAS Ambassador Juan Jose Arcuri, 1816 Corcoran St. NW
12:45 p.m. Greeting by OAS Chief of Staff Fernando Jaramillo, OAS Building and escort to Hall of the Americas for farewell ceremony and media availability
Contact: 202/458-3760.
Cyber-security news conference 10 a.m. National Press Club Morning Newsmaker Program hosts a discussion on "Cyber Security." John Podesta, White House Chief of Staff, participates. Location: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
TWA Alliance news conference 10:30 a.m. TWA EyeWitness Alliance hold a news conference to describe what eyewitnesses to the TWA Flight 800 saw and charge that that evidence is being withheld or ignored by the National Transportation Safety Board. Location: National Press Club, Zenger Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/364-4401.
Book ceremony 11 a.m. Library of Congress hosts a meeting to accept the National Campaign to Stop Violence's book, " 'Do the Write Thing' Challenger Program 2000," which includes 28 poems, essays and stories written by seventh- and eighth-graders on the impact of youth violence. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley and Librarian of Congress Donald L. Scott participate. Location: Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE, Room 119. Contact: 202/707-1940.
Immigrant workers news conference noon Council of Latino Agencies holds a news briefing to announce two national days of lobbying on immigrant and undocumented immigrant worker issues. Location: CLA, 2437 15th St. NW. Contact: 202/337-0099.
Jewish solidarity rally noon American Jewish Committee-Washington Area and the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington hold a solidarity rally in support of unjustly convicted Iranian Jews. Location: Lafayette Park (in front of the White House). Contact: 202-785-4200.
On-line discussion 12:30 p.m. Planet.gov holds an on-line discussion on issues affecting government employees. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat, participates. Location: http://www.planet.gov. Contact: 703/279-5433.
FCC media briefing 1 p.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a media briefing on the background of the items to be considered at Friday's open meeting. Location: FCC, Conference Room CY B-511, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-7121.
Congressional news conference 1:30 p.m. Congress holds a news conference on veterans' war medals. Rep. Brad Sherman, California Democrat, participates. Location: Capitol, House Triangle. Contact: 202/225-5911.
Internet policy forum 2 p.m. George Mason University and the Electronic Retailers Association sponsor an Internet Policy Forum on "The Successes and Challenges of Self-Regulation." Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H St. NW. Contact: 703/841-1751.
Mural unveiling 2:30 p.m. Interior Department and the Corcoran College of Art and Design's Visual Arts Community Outreach Program hold an unveiling of a mural celebrating the conservation of the Anacostia River. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt participates. Location: Interior Department, fourth floor, 1849 C St. Contact: 202/208-6416.
Children's health briefing 3 p.m. Coalition for Children's Health 2000 holds a briefing on the Senate's comprehensive children's health legislation. Location: 428A Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/589-2801.
Internet training 6 p.m. Georgetown University Communication, Culture and Technology Program Networked Media Center continues a course, "Introduction to Macromedia Dreamweaver 3.0," a Web development tool. Location: CCT-NMC, 3520 Prospect St. NW, Suite 309. Contact: 202/687-3752.
Book discussion 7 p.m. Politics and Prose Bookstore presents a discussion on "American Dreamer," a biography of former Vice President and Progressive Party presidential candidate Henry Wallace. Former Sen. John Culver, Iowa Democrat, and journalist John Hyde participate. Location: Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 202/364-1919.

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